|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Williamston is 5,104. Williamston, North Carolina is the 4,745th largest city in the US.
Williamston is located entirely in Martin County.
The peak population of Williamston was in 2000, when its population was 5,940. In 2000, Williamston was the 3,971st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,745th largest city in the US. Williamston is currently 14.1% smaller than it was in 2000.
Williamston has shrunk 14.0% since the year 2000. Williamston, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Williamston has a population density of 1,433.7 people per square mile.
|4743||Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania||5,108||-0.1%|
|4744||King City, Oregon||5,105||107.9%|
|4745||Williamston, North Carolina||5,104||-14.0%|
|4749||Ballston Spa, New York||5,095||-8.4%|
|4751||Redwood Falls, Minnesota||5,095||-7.2%|
The total voting age population of Williamston, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,188. The voting age population is 36.9% male and 63.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.0% of the residents of Williamston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Williamston are 56.3% Black, 38.6% White, 2.0% Asian, 1.4% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 1.4% Two or more races and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 3.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Williamston, 21.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.0%. On a per-household basis, 15.1% of families are below the poverty line in Williamston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.3% of Williamston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.7% of Williamston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.7% have a bachelor's degree and 9.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Williamston residents aged 5 and older, 5.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Williamston is 18.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Williamston, 19.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Williamston is $36,707.
In Williamston, 56.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 43.7% of housing units in Williamston.
Of all the housing units in Williamston, 7.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Williamston, 6.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 180 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Williamston is $653.
In Williamston, 68.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.